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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

About Jeremiah Program

Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for disrupting the cycle of Poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Two-generation — or 2Gen — programs uniquely focus on the whole family and achieve long-term, sustainable results. The approach has been proven to achieve significant educational, health, and economic benefits for parents, children, and communities.

Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization currently has locations in Minneapolis, MN, St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX, and Fargo, ND, Rochester-SE, MN, Boston, MA, and Brooklyn, NY, and our national office is in Minneapolis. We will be expanding to additional geographies over the next several years. Learn more about our work here.

Job Summary: Jeremiah Program’s national office is seeking a full-time Staff Accountant who would be responsible for accounts payable and other general accounting activities. This individual will work in collaboration with the other members of the Finance Team. A systems-minded individual with excellent attention to detail, strong communication, and organizational skills is the ideal candidate for this position. This position is a part of a fast-paced, non-profit organization that is seeking support as programs grow and expand on a national level.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable

  • Verify all invoices for payment and process payment transactions, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of information and appropriate backup documentation
  • Maintain excellent, proactive, and collaborative communications with vendors and staff
  • Maintain A/P workflow system and payable records, including vendor W-9 forms and the preparation of annual 1099 forms
  • Prepare monthly credit card reports, working proactively with staff to ensure all expenses are coded properly and supporting documentation is provided
  • Serve as Nexonia system administrator

Accounts Receivable

  • Record deposits and work closely with the Gift Processing Manager to reconcile with Raiser’s Edge

Payroll

  • Ensure electronic timecards are correctly filled out, approved, and submitted on time
  • Process and transmit payroll and generate pay period reports
  • Complete online benefits uploads and record transactions in accounting software
  • Review and reconcile monthly benefits billings and submit vendor payments

Assist with Month-end Close, Analysis & Reporting which may include:

  • Complete balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Maintain month-end files with appropriate reconciliations and other supporting documentation

Related Accounting & Financial Functions

  • Budgets & Forecasts: assist with coordination of the annual budget process, loading budgets, preparing reports, and providing supporting analysis
  • Year-End: assist with year-end close, audits and 990
  • Grants: provide financial support and budgets for grant proposals
  • Onboarding: provide one-on-one training and support to new staff regarding internal financial processes, policies, and

Other Duties as Assigned

 Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business with an accounting
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to support a collaborative work environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, strong data entry skills
  • High degree of organization and ability to manage time efficiently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to learn new systems and help other
  • Maintain internal and external confidence and protect operations by sustaining information confidentiality
  • Passion for Jeremiah Program mission and values

 

HOW TO APPLY

Jeremiah Program is committed to the recruitment, selection, development, and promotion of employees based on individual merit. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, age, or disability.

We offer competitive compensation including employer-paid health and dental, life and disability insurance, and generous time off.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online.  Please upload a current resume and thoughtful cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role, including compensation requirements.